Saturday, January 9, 2021

Are You the Frog or the Scorpion?


"Truly have the sages said that to cherish a base (unholy) character is to give one's honor to the wind, and to involve one's own self in embarrassment."

               - Persian fable Scorpion and the Turtle,

    (precursor to The Scorpion and the Frog)

Are you the frog or the scorpion in the Frog and the Scorpion?

The fable where the scorpion cons the frog to take it across the river, then stings it half way across.  

When the frog asked why the scorpion would do such a thing, the scorpion replied that it was just his nature. 

Do you realize both the frog and the scorpion drown?

So are you the frog or the scorpion?  


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